The Human-Covenant War, at long last, has ended. However, the old feuds and new discoveries that make up the Post-War Era ensure that the tired, battered galaxy will not yet be able to rest.
In the last article, we covered the events of Halo 3, in which the UNSC and Sangheili formed a shaky, yet powerful alliance that was able to thwart the Covenant and the Flood, ultimately saving the galaxy and ending the Human-Covenant War.
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In this one, we’re going to cover the years that followed the end of the war, which were filled with technological advancements, various smaller conflicts, and plenty of political unrest as the galaxy attempts to find a way to heal from two-and-a-half decades of war and strife. In terms of timeline location, these events mostly take place between Halo 3 and Halo 4.
Late 2552 CE (Current Era): The UNSC Infinity enters active service
The UNSC Infinity is, by far, the largest and most powerful ship ever created by the UNSC.
The UNSC Infinity was capable of going toe-to-toe with any Covenant ship.